Kris Foyil

Kris Foyil

Clinical SupervisorClinical InstructorMary K. Chapman Center for Disorders 129

My area of expertise is in language and literacy learning. My current research interest is the nonfiction literacy development of young children. I am also interested in exploring the topics of literacy development with English as a second language learners.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • PhD./Oklahoma State University/Literacy and Technology
  • Masters of Science Speech Pathology/University of Tulsa
  • Bachelor of Science Speech Pathology/University of Tulsa 

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Emergent Literacy
  • Early Intervention
  • Emergent Child Language

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • Speech Language Pathologist
    • Sooner Start 2005-2009
    • Provided early intervention services to children birth to three years old

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association
  • Member of the Oklahoma Speech Language Hearing Association

Courses Taught at TU

  • Essentials Of Spoken Language (CDSP 2013)
  • Articulation and Phonological Disorders (CDSP 2113)


  • Conveying a Stance of Religious Pluralism in Children’s Literature
    Children’s Literature in Education (2010) 41:168–188